The map shows where residents in the Richmond metro area and surrounding areas believe are the best places to live. Areas such as Richmond, VA and Henrico, VA are also shown. Top areas are in purple and green, with less-desired areas in red.
The most desired areas tend to be in the northwest parts of the city, while more affordable homes are in the southeast regions.
Median house prices in Richmond, VA are $337,783, meaning Richmond homes are less expensive than the US median of $376,286. We analyzed a significant sample of cities with similar populations like Baton Rouge, LA and Santa Ana, CA, and found homes in Richmond cost more.
Compared to Virginia, Richmond home prices are less expensive than the state's average of $432,813. These are the best neighborhoods as judged by the market: the places people most want to live. While these areas tend to have lower crime rates and higher quality of life, it is primarily a map of the best areas by median home value in Richmond, VA.
In regards to housing disparity, the quality of neighborhood within Richmond varies greatly.
Data Sources: U.S. Census, proprietary data mapping and analysis
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